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Guides to using EndNote – University of Reading

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Guides to using EndNote

EndNote Web

EndNote Web is suitable for use by undergraduates and masters students. It is free to use and can be accessed on- and off-campus.

Desktop EndNote for PCs

These guides are for Version X7

Desktop EndNote is recommended for use by research postgraduates and staff. It is installed on all Information Technology managed PCs on campus and can be installed free of charge on any University-owned computer. Individual purchase is also possible at a discounted rate. See Obtaining and buying EndNote for more information.

These guides are worded so that they can be followed when working on Information Technology managed PCs on campus. They can also be followed when using your own computer, you will just need to save your library to another drive as the N: drive will not be available. All guides are in PDF format.

  1. Getting started with Desktop EndNote - covers creating a library, adding references, using direct export add references from databases, adding citations to Word documents to build a bibliography
  2. Using EndNote Online Search to download records from a catalogue - covers downloading records from our Library catalogue
  3. Downloading records from databases using a filter - covers saving a text file of references from a database and importing them into EndNote
  4. Editing output styles - covers making changes to the appearance of citations and references
  5. Using term lists - to aid consistency and searching
  6. Creating a list of references in Word - for example, to create a reading list
  7. Using footnotes with EndNote - covers inserting EndNote citations in footnotes in Word
  8. Working with full-text PDFs - includes attaching PDFs to references and creating references from imported PDFs
  9. Synchronising Desktop EndNote and EndNote Web - covers using the Sync function to transfer references and files between Desktop and Web EndNote

Desktop EndNote For Macs

We recommend the following external resources for getting started with using EndNote on a Mac.

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